The New ABCs of Bridges

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The New ABCs of Bridges – click here to read full article Prism Magazine: January 2017 Atorod Azizinamini directs the Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transpiration Center at Florida International University … Terry, Prism magazine is an ASEE publication.

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[FIU News] U.S. Dept. of Transportation awards FIU millions to help build safer bridges

The U.S. Department of Transportation is advancing the FIU Bridge Engineering Program’s efforts to make the country’s aging bridges safer. FIU will receive $1.5 million per year, for five years, for its Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC). A combined match from the state and private sector will bring the award to more than $10 […]

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[FIU News] FIU in D.C. debuts innovative bridge, high-rise design classes for professionals

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For the first time last week, FIU in D.C. offered classes for engineering professionals and graduate students from around the country. “Design of Steel Bridges” – taught by Atorod Azizinamini, chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – was the first FIU course to leverage the university’s preeminent research strengths for a national executive educational […]

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FIU in D.C.: Accelerated bridge construction findings presented

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Last week, while FIU joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Innovation: An American Imperative (#InnovationImperative) initiative to encourage Congress to support more STEM research, the College of Engineering & Computing’s Atorod Azizinamini also presented on Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) at the U.S. Dept. of Transportation. Plus, a very special Panther alumna joined […]

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CEE Ph.D. Students Chosen to Present at SSPC Showcase

The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), a non-profit professional society concerned with the use of coatings to protect industrial steel structures, put on their annual showcase this past January 19th – 21st. A section of the showcase was dedicated to student “Poster Sessions.” Just ten students from across the nation were chosen to exhibit their research […]

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Fall 2015 Ph.D. Graduates

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The CEE Department is proud to announce and share the stories of its Fall 2015 Ph.D. graduates: Xiong Yang, Xin Jiao, Bahareh Inanloo, Khandker Saqib Ishtiaq, and Sahar Ghasemi.   Xiong Yang obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and decided to take the plunge into the CEE doctoral program. Focusing on Structural Engineering, he specifically explored the use of […]

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CEE Graduate Student Becomes One of Two Chi Epsilon Fellows Nationwide

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He’s done it again! Just a short while after receiving the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Transportation Research Board Fellowship, Mario Rojas has secured another fellowship – this time, the Chi Epsilon Graduate Fellowship. Chi Epsilon is a nationwide civil engineering honor society established in 1923. It currently has 131 active chapters and […]

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FIU’s 2015 National Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference

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Florida International University’s second annual National Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference took place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Miami this past December 7-8, 2015. Engineers, administrators and construction-company officials from 40 states attended to talk about the technological advancements and benefits of Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC). Presented by FIU’s Department of Civil and Environmental […]

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Three CEE Students Selected as FIU Department of Energy Fellows

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Three CEE undergraduate students have been chosen to be a part of the newest 12-student cohort of FIU’s Department of Energy (DOE) Fellowship. The lucky inductees are: Christopher Strand, Alexis Smoot, and Sarah Bird. This amazing fellowship gives minority students the chance to learn current scientific and engineering industry practices hands-on in ways they can […]

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[Miami Herald] Building a bridge in a day: Miami conference shows ’em how

BY GLENN GARVIN ggarvin@miamiherald.com It’s not exactly the way Miami conventions look in chamber of commerce sales brochure, but the 600 or so highway administrators and engineers seemed to be having a great time at Miami’s Hyatt Regency Monday, playing patch-the-pothole with sample batches of asphalt (pretty much as messy as it sounds), watching videos […]

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